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Image for Uranus and Neptune. Proceedings of a workshop held in Pasadena, California, February 6-8, 1984. NASA Conference Pub. 2330.

Uranus and Neptune. Proceedings of a workshop held in Pasadena, California, February 6-8, 1984. NASA Conference Pub. 2330.

By: BERGSTRALH, Jay T.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Washington, DC:, NASA, 1984.: 1984

Seller ID: S12107


Thick 4to. vii, 627, [1] pp. Printed wrappers; edges worn. Good. "This volume contains the papers presented to a workshop sponsored by the Voyager project. The principal goal of the workshop was to establish a scientific framework within which to plan the Voyager encounters with Uranus and Neptune." Contains nearly thirty papers. Jay Bergstralh, was a member of the technical staff at Jet Propulsion Laboratory, and has been "on detail at NASA Headquarters in the Planetary Astronomy Program Office for the last two years." View more info

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The Atlas of Mercury.

By: CROSS, Charles A.; Patrick MOORE.

Price: $8.00

Publisher: New York:, Crown, 1977.: 1977

Seller ID: S12140

ISBN: 0517531232


4to. 48 pp. Black cloth, dust-jacket. Near fine. ISBN: 0517531232 Sir Bernard Lovell writes, "The most concise and accurate account of the planet [Mercury] available." View more info

Image for The Voyage of Mariner 10. Mission to Venus and Mercury. NASA SP-424.

The Voyage of Mariner 10. Mission to Venus and Mercury. NASA SP-424.

By: DUNNE, James A.; Eric BURGESS.

Price: $7.95

Publisher: Washington, DC:, NASA, 1978.: 1978

Seller ID: S12153


4to. vii, 224 pp. Profusely illustrated (some color), index. Black gilt-stamped cloth. Fine. As new. View more info

Image for Pioneering Venus; A Planet Unveiled.

Pioneering Venus; A Planet Unveiled.

By: FIMMEL, Richard O.; Lawrence COLIN; Eric BURGESS.

Price: $7.95

Publisher: [Mountain View]:, NASA Ames Research Center, 1995.: 1995

Seller ID: S12158

ISBN: 0964553716


4to. xi, 358 pp. Illus. (some color). Color printed wrappers (in original shrink wrap). As new. ISBN 10: 0964553716 View more info

Image for Planets X and Pluto.

Planets X and Pluto.

By: HOYT, William Graves.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Tucson:, University of Arizona Press, 1980.: 1980

Seller ID: S12213


8vo. xiv, 302 pp. Numerous illus., index. Black cloth, dust-jacket; jacket rubbed. Very good. Seen as a companion to the author's Lowell and Mars. View more info

Image for The Saturn System. NASA CP-2068.

The Saturn System. NASA CP-2068.

By: HUNTEN, Donald M.; David MORRISON (editors).

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Washington, DC:, NASA, 1978.: 1978

Seller ID: S12218


4to. vi, 420 pp. Illus., diagrams. Printed wrappers. Very good. View more info

Voyages to Saturn. NASA SP-451.

By: MORRISON, David.

Price: $4.95

Publisher: Washington, DC:, NASA, 1982.: 1982

Seller ID: S12266


4to. ix, 227 pp. Illus. (some color). Printed wrappers. As new. View more info

Image for Voyage to Jupiter. NASA SP-439.

Voyage to Jupiter. NASA SP-439.

By: MORRISON, David; Jane SARNZ.

Price: $3.95

Publisher: Washington, DC:, NASA, 1980.: 1980

Seller ID: S12267


4to. xi, 199 pp. Profusely illustrated (much in color). Printed wrappers. Fine. View more info

Image for The Planet Mars; a history of observation & discovery.

The Planet Mars; a history of observation & discovery.

By: SHEEHAN, William.

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Tucson:, University of Arizona Press, 1996.: 1996

Seller ID: S12335

ISBN: 0816516405


8vo. x, 270 pp. Illus., index. Black cloth, dust-jacket. Fine. Excellent history of the personalities and discoveries associated with pioneers relating to Mars. ISBN 10: 0816516405 View more info

Image for The Planets.

The Planets.

By: SOBEL, Dava.

Price: $1.95

Publisher: New York:, Viking, 2005.: 2005

Seller ID: S12345

ISBN: 0670034460


Review copy. Sm. 8vo. 270 pp. Index. Pictorial boards, dust-jacket. Near fine. ISBN: 0670034460 The author "explores the origins and oddities of the planets through the lens of popular culture, from astrology, mythology, and science fiction to art." View more info

Image for Pluto and Charon; Ice worlds on the ragged edge of the Solar System.

Pluto and Charon; Ice worlds on the ragged edge of the Solar System.

By: STERN, Alan; Jacqueline MITTON.

Price: $12.00

Publisher: New York:, John Wiley & Sons, 1998.: 1998

Seller ID: S12350

ISBN: 0471152978


8vo. xi, 216 pp. Figs., index. Black cloth, dust-jacket. Fine. ISBN 10: 0471152978 View more info

Image for Exploring Mercury; The Iron Planet.

Exploring Mercury; The Iron Planet.

By: STROM, Robert G.; Ann L. SPRAGUE.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: London:, Springer, 2003.: 2003

Seller ID: S12355

ISBN: 1852337311


Series: Springer-Praxis books in astronomy and space sciences. 8vo. xxx, 216 pp. Illus. Color pictorial wrappers. As new. ISBN 10: 1852337311 Contents: The twilight planet -- The Mariner 10 mission -- Mercury's motions -- Mercury's size, mass, and density -- Mercury's magnetic field and internal constitution -- Mercury's surface-bounded exosphere -- General surface features and radar characteristics -- Surface composition -- The impact cratering record -- Plains: smooth and intercrater -- Tectonics -- History and origin -- Future exploration of Mercury -- Appendix A: Orbital and physical data... View more info

Image for The IRAS Minor Planet Survey. Jet Propulsion Laboratory. PL-TR-92-2049 December 1992. Phillips Laboratory, 1992.

The IRAS Minor Planet Survey. Jet Propulsion Laboratory. PL-TR-92-2049 December 1992. Phillips Laboratory, 1992.

By: TEDESCO, Edward F.; Glenn J. VEEDER; John W. FOWLER; Joseph R. CHILLEMI.

Price: $85.00

Publisher: [Pasadena]:, [JPL], 1992.: 1992

Seller ID: S12365


4to. xvi, 437 pp. Tables, index. White cloth. Near fine. "This book contains the documentation for the IRAS Minor Planet Survey (IMPS). It explicates the creation and formats of the final data products and contains all of the hard copy catalogs. Although the reader is often referred to the /RAS Explanatory Supplement (1988) for arcane details of the IRAS hardware, inertial source survey strategy, or SDAS data processing technicalities, and to the IRAS Asteroid and Comet Survey (1986) for information regarding the previous processing of IRAS asteroid data, this document alone should satisf... View more info

Image for Is Pluto a Planet? A historical journey through the solar system.

Is Pluto a Planet? A historical journey through the solar system.

By: WEINTRAUB, David A.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Princeton:, Princeton University Press, 2007.: 2007

Seller ID: S12386

ISBN: 0691123489


8vo. ix, 254 pp. Illus., index. Cloth, dust-jacket. Fine. ISBN 10: 0691123489 ISBN 13: 9780691123486 "On August 24, 2006, at the 26th General Assembly of the International Astronomical Union (IAU) in Prague, by a majority vote of only the 424 members present, the IAU (an organization of over 10,000 members) passed a resolution defining planet in such a way as to exclude Pluto and established a new class of objects in the solar system to be called "dwarf planets," which was deliberately designed to include Pluto. With the discovery of Eris (2003 UB313)--an outer solar system object... View more info

Image for The Magellan Venus Explorer's Guide. (JPL Publication 90-24).

The Magellan Venus Explorer's Guide. (JPL Publication 90-24).

By: [NASA] Carolyn YOUNG (editor).

Price: $6.95

Publisher: Pasadena:, Jet Propulsion Laboratory, 1990.: 1990

Seller ID: S12278


8vo. xi, 197 pp. Illus., rear pocket with folding insert. Pictorial color wrappers. Fine. View more info

Image for Voyage to Jupiter. NASA SP-439.

Voyage to Jupiter. NASA SP-439.

By: [NASA].

Price: $3.95

Publisher: Washington, DC:, NASA, 1980.: 1980

Seller ID: S12277


4to. Printed wrappers. Very good. View more info